Archive for jeff johnston

Correcting the Teacher: A Bullet's Time of Fall

Which hits the ground first; A dropped bullet or a fired bullet?

November 30, 2012

Should You Shoot Spikes?

WIll culling spike bucks improved the quality of your deer herd? We investigate.

November 13, 2012

Are Roof Prism Binoculars Superior to Porros?

Roof prism binoculars are all the rage (and so is their outrageous pricetags) but are they really better than porro prism binoculars?

October 19, 2012

Winchester Razorback XT

Nasty old boars are often protected by layers of mud and gristle plates; tough bullets like the Razorback are desirable.

September 17, 2012

2012’s Top Summer Sporting Destination

Easy to access, fairly priced and packing plenty of fun for sportsmen and women and their families, Seven Springs Mountain Resort is a fantastic summer destination.

August 29, 2012

Are Shotguns Safer Than Rifles?

This commonly held belief is why some states ban rifles for hunting; But the facts might surprise them.

August 23, 2012

CVA Accura MR

The Accura MR is short and light, making it easy to wield in the mountains or in a stand.

August 21, 2012

A Nation of Plinkers

A lot of fun and inherently American, plinking can improve accuracy and is a perfect summer activity for shooters of all ages.

June 20, 2012

Will Avery's Floating Shell Bag Float 12 Boxes?

The company claims it will float 12 boxes of shells; I'm calling Bullshooters.

May 11, 2012

Is ISACS a Sham?

The International Small Arms Control Standards (ISACS) claims its about promoting gun safety. The NRA says its about promoting gun bans. Who's right?

May 04, 2012

Turkey Loads: What's Behind the Plastic Hull?

Sure, most shotgun shells will take a turkey cleanly, but what is the difference between the various loads?

April 23, 2012

Is Loaded Ammo Deadly if it Catches on Fire?

Many hunters and shooters store ammo at home, and many more believe this practice to be dangerous. But is it?

April 04, 2012

Are Crossbows More Powerful than Compound Bows?

Some people suggest crossbows are much more powerful, but are they really? And if so, how much more?

March 12, 2012

The Franchi Affinity Shotgun

The Affinity is this author’s definition of a bird gun.

February 24, 2012

Rock River Coyote Carbine Review

Its superb accuracy and high-capacity magazine make the Coyote Carbine a great rifle for varmints or self-defense.

February 21, 2012